066  
FNUS75 KLKN 141417  
FWSLKN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GOSHUTE CAVE...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV  
717 AM PDT FRI SEP 14 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0900 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 14.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR  
CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT SATURDAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH  
SATURDAY AS A STRONG JET STREAM REMAINS OVER EASTER NEVADA. RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY WILL IMPROVE SOMEWHAT SATURDAY BUT WILL STILL FALL TO  
CRITICAL LEVELS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS TODAY WILL BE BREEZY FROM  
THE SOUTHWEST AND WILL REMAIN ELEVATED OVERNIGHT. WINDS WILL BE  
HIGHEST ON SATURDAY WITH GALE FORCE WINDS AND GUSTS APPROACHING  
60 MPH ON RIDGETOPS. WINDS WILL DIMINISH MONDAY BUT THE AREA WILL  
REMAIN DRY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........10-15%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
36 MPH ALONG ALIGNED CANYONS, VALLEYS AND  
EXPOSED SLOPES.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
MAX HUMIDITY........21-31%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 19 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40  
MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING DECREASING TO 30 MPH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT ALONG ALIGNED CANYONS, VALLEYS AND  
EXPOSED SLOPES.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WIND 15-25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........14-17%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDY. SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 MPH INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO  
20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON ALONG ALIGNED CANYONS, VALLEYS AND  
EXPOSED SLOPES.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 TO  
55 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4.  
 

 
FORECASTER...WILLIAMS  
REQUESTED BY...RANDY GILBERT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1815748.0/LKN  
.DELDT 09/14/18  
.EMAIL RANDYJGILBERT@FS.FED.US  
 
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